Government wine cellar: Consumption down by a third

Government wine cellar: Consumption down by a third
 

The amount of wine drunk from the government's hospitality cellar fell by almost a third last year.
Ministers said the reduction - from 5,516 to 3,730 bottles - was partly because of disruption to government over the general election period.
The wine cellar, established in 1908, is used for government functions and state events.
In 2015-16, the government sold wine worth £40,390 and purchased stock costing £40,177.
Despite the drop in consumption, the annual statement for the Government Hospitality wine cellar, published by Foreign Office Minister Sir Alan Duncan, shows the cellar still... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Politics, Views: 35
Source: BBC
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